ABC Zilker Kite Festival

March 5, 2017
9:00 am
Zilker Botanical Garden

The ABC Kite Fest is one of Austin’s best-known annual events. Held on the first Sunday of March, it is the kick-off to the hundreds of springtime activities in Austin.

Everyone is welcome to attend (pets too!). There is no admission to attend or to participate in the contest. Most folks come out to see the spectacular sight of hundreds of kites in the sky and to enjoy a spring day in the park.

Here’s what you can expect from this year’s full day of great events & activities!

9:00   Breakfast begins & Fun Run registration opens
9:30   Fun Run begins
9:45   Buses arrive
10:00 Festival opens, MossFest music begins & Display kites begin flying
11:00  Kite contest registration begins
1:00    Kite contest begins & MossFest music ends
3:00    Display kites end
5:00    KiteFest ends
5:30    Last bus departs


Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin, TX 78746